Vista volunteering opportunities

Vista is one of the oldest and largest local charities in Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland. They've been working with people with sight loss and their families for over 150 years.

If you are looking to volunteer your spare time, Vista has a variety of volunteer roles to suit your interests and help you to develop your skills.

There are opportunities based in the city as well as within Leicestershire.

Please see vacancy details below.

Volunteering roles

Apply for one or more of the following volunteer roles using the contact form at the bottom of this page.

Community Volunteer (Based in City and County, half a day a week)

Through this flexible role you will be based in community centres, health centres or eye clinics or travelling in our Vehicle Mobile Support Service across different locations within the city and county providing information and advice. You will talk to members of the public and be trained to carry out eye screenings for the public.

Retail Charity Shop Volunteers (Based in Syston, Oakham and Rothley, half day a week)

To provide retail support in the shops helping to serve customers, sorting through stock and arranging shop display

Social Groups (Based in City or county half a day every fortnight)

To assist the group facilitator in providing friendship, support and encouragement to people living with sight loss. 

Digital Vision (Based in City half a day per week)

We’re looking for volunteers to support people with sight loss by helping them find out more about technology. They will advise and train the people we support in the use of technology and equipment. 

Children’s service helper (various locations)

Helping with our children’s trips and activities during school holiday times, weekends, and evenings. We arrange some exciting and fun activities empowering young people with sight loss to grow in confidence and achieve their aspirations. This role involves assisting our children’s team in delivering a wide range of activities.


Contact us using the form below telling us which role(s) you are interested in.

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